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UPDATE: Teen shot in the neck in Portsmouth recovering in hospital

Portsmouth, Virginia - An 18-year-old was shot in the neck early Wednesday morning in the 3300 block of Mascott Street in Portsmouth.

Police responded to the area around shortly before 1:00am and found the victim. Police say the victim was inside of the home when the shooting occurred.

The teen was transported to the hospital. The extent of his injuries is not known at this time.

Police have not determined suspect or motive information, but say a dark colored vehicle was seen leaving the area immediately after the shooting happened.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.

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